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just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the san francisco municipal transportation agency approved a 22 month pilot to provide a free transit ride. it hinged upon the transportation agency would fork over $4 mil
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
experience may be a little too reel for u.s. military officials. ktvu's claudine wong is in redwood city this morning with a story of navy seals who are accused of leaking secret information to electronic arts. >> reporter: those 7 navy seals are facing punishments and people we've talked to this morning out here in redwood city for the most part they think those seals should probably have stayed quiet and not helped electronic arts create this video game which is called medal of honor, war fighter this is video o of -- of that game. it was released last month and they marketed the game saying it was written by tier one operators while they were deployed over seas and allows the users to see the action as it unfolded. the tier one operator is useed to describe commandos in sensitive operations. the secretive commando unit credited with the operation against osama bin laden's compound last year. because the seals didn't ask the government before they talked and showed ea specially designed equipment related to their unit. they are having half their pay docked for two months. admiral gary,
points, a lot of good numbers to talk about, exxon beat them and so did costco. >>> chrysler announced u.s. sales rose 10% and they sold 126,000 cars and suvs, it is the best october in five years and that's despite losing the last five-days to sandy. total u.s. auto sales are expected to learn more. >>> he said he took his fist and punched the shark in the head to make him let go. he told the story from his hospital bed. he said a great white shark grabbed him by his side and pulled him under water. he has a 14-inch bite wound, pulled him under water and he fought back. >> i punched the shark on the side of the head a couple of times until it released me. >> three surfers drove him to the hospital and he has tissue which helps. >> now he wants to put up the rain, the wind and some homeless people who would did he have kate on the -- who would go potation the escalators. -- potty on the escalators and it got so bad head to call in hazmat. >>> the rain is moving to the south bay and it is going to be a little bit trouble driving. we have a backup that is steep there and there are no major p
their highest level in four years. >>> the obama administration is expected to decide how many u.s. troops will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the top u.s. commanders have several options on what happens after 2014. right now they have 20,000 troops in afghanistan and president barack obama has presented most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> they will kickoff a series of measures to find a solution and avoid the so called fiscal cliff. here is more on the big meeting today, jacqueline? >> well, today the president sits down with labor union members to raise taxes on the wealthy but they also want to guard health benefits. they want to make sure he doesn't give in to republicans on medicare and social security cuts. republicans are demanding entitlement changes as part of a deal. other leaders will press the president to not accept that plan. if an agreement is not reach our nation will suffer. it will be a battle to get to couldn't since us. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> three pal lot members and it could be complete the todayment another deal is with development in west b
&e is investigating where it all came from. we will have the latest on that investigation. >>> and the u.s. supreme court is taking on the issue of same sex marriage and same sex marriage will become legal here in california because of an earlier appeals court decision. >>> after shopping until they dropped, many will be back but staying in looking for deals today. and in san jose, they are here to tell us more about cyber monday deals, pam? >> reporter: they are having the best online -- jeanine? >> reporter: they are having best online deals with this samsung galaxy and now they are selling it for $179 and that's a savings of 70 bucks. they estimate americans will spend more than a half billion -- $1.5 billion today and they started at midnight and places like wal-mart and target are pushing their deals on home paints. and depending on what they pout or spent, we wanted to see if they planned on shopping today. >> sure, i am curious because i can scope out and see what is happening on sale but to make me spent my money, i will rather hold on and i do listen and hear about other deals going on clo
is getting all the details and we'll get a report from here in about 30 minutes. >>> later today u.s. supreme court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of st
jersey shore which of course has been very hard hit. this is being called the second costliest storm in u.s. history behind katrina. again we are looking live at the new jersey shore near the town of margate. coming upwell have a live report from n and hear from the victim on sandy and how they hope to put their lives back together. >>> meanwhile more aid from california is headed to the east coast. southern california utility company is sending about 70 trucks and 120 employees to help restore the power in that area. two cargo planes filled with supplies and bay area personnel left from travis air force base yesterday. >>> our time 6:35. sewage spill is a lot larger than first thought. it was first reported along woodside drive tuesday evening and it was repaired late tear night. they first thought 2,000 gallons spill now their new estimates say it was actually 88,000 gallons. now the cause of the spill that is still being investigated. the agency is working with marin county and the town top find out how much sewage entered storm drains. >>> boat owners are being warned watch out for susp
in time for the holiday shopping rush the u.s. postal service is pushing hard to start its same day delivery service. the program is called metro post and it's going to start on december 12th. san francisco is going to be the first city to test that program that will provide same day delivery for an online purchase with a $10 delivery charge. if it's successful, the program could expand to other big cities next year. >>> not everyone planning to hit the stores for the black friday sales are looking for holiday gifts. 75% of those shoppers are looking for deals for themselves. part of that is because there is good deals on household goods leak refrigerators and dvd players. only 7.5% of americans have their holiday shopping done by the second week of december. >>> time is 6:21. the very latest on the investigation into the death of an inmate at santa cruz county jail. while officials say maybe it would not suspicious. >>> and while mexico could change its name. >>> time now 6:24. mexico's president wants to change the countries name. president filipe calderon wants to change it from
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